Another major snowstorm knocked out power from Texas to Missouri, and closed schools across the Midwest. The good news? It could alleviate drought conditions plaguing the region.
A snowstorm is hammering the plains region, but meteorologists say it's not enough to ease harmful drought conditions that have plagued the area for the past two years.
The first major snowstorm of the season shuttered schools in Missouri, and cut power to 30,000 people in Iowa. Chicago, Milwaukee, and Michigan are expecting as much as a foot of snow Thursday.